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mail it anywhere in the world. >> hot topic for voters next month. one of the oldest civil rights group was they are saying about same-sex marriage. you made up your mind not to go to work. do you have an excuse? we'll tell you some of the most ridiculous excuses some bosses have heard. >>> and information on your mobile phone, you can get the temperature where you live in the neighborhood and you can track rain. that's what we're doing at the we have a game tonight against the yankees f you want the information just go to our app store and down load the app. i'll talk about the forecast coming up. >> we have an accident on route 50. another here on the west side of the beltway. we'll have the traffic report coming up. it's time to change the way we clean. it's time to free ourselves from the smell and harshness of bleach. and free ourselves from worrying about the ones we love. new lysol power & free has more cleaning power than bleach. how? the secret is the hydrogen peroxide formula. it attacks tough stains and kills 99.9% of germs. new lysol power & free. powerful cleaning that's fa
at the age of 22. mitchell was known as a per se civil rights advocate. -- is a fierce civil rights advocate. >> i mourn the loss of my father but also celebrate the great life he lived. all of us are the beneficiaries of the initiatives and the other ways he impacted us as a family as well. >> there were also some hard times for clarence mitchell iii. he served 16 months in prison after being convicted in 1987 of influence peddling. funeral arrangements are pending tonight. >> coming up, a big benefit for top officials climbs higher. tonight, tracking taxpayer money. the overtime cost racked up an executive protection of the city's top officials. >> despite yearly budget deficits, those costs continue to go up. jane bode miller has more on what she has uncovered. -- jayne miller has more on what she has uncovered. >> former mayor stephanie rawlings lake has quite the entourage as she travels around. she is protected wherever she goes by city police officers whose sole duty is to provide the mayor with executive protection. it all comes with the cost. for the last fiscal year, over time alon
...his grandfather...was civil rights activiit...clarence mitchell, ago...this former state &psenator...declared...he was done...with the democcats. "because they're hypocrits." "the democratic partyy" (mitchell) "proclaims to be pfrican-ameeicans. if that's - country runs by democrats. baltimore city is the one of the poooest cities in the countty, majority african- american, run by ddmocrats. what's wrong with that picture?"(then why not because the reppblican party is not much better either. that's why i'm ot a pepubllcan."((naas))rob sobhani...wass.. a republican...yearrsago..ut he...too... has defected.he's pow running for u.s. senate....aa an "independent". (sobhani) "it's shameful hat theii party abovv their s puu two parties, aalot of ideas, e so they blame eaah other." you'veeprobably seen sobhani's... tv ads...he's already spent more than fouu milliin dollars ...of his own money.and he's tryinggto catpure the attentiin...not only of disgruntled...demo craassand republicans. in maryland...there are alsoo..more than584-thousand reeistered... as "un-affiliated". (sobh
is possible there. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently called education the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment and how do you address it. >> i believe that education is a big problem, but the problem is in the that there's too little government in education but much too much. we need to allow the free market to provide things like voucher programs, charter schools and allow bad teachers to be fired and good teachers to be rewarded. >> what do we do with afghanistan? what's the end game? >> this has not been clear what the end game of the current administration are a last administration will be in the middle east but what we should really do is march the troops out as quickly has we marched them in. >> is the healthcare reform act the answer. mitt romney said he will refeel immediately. so what is your stance. >> the healthcare has a lot of good intenses but it's not going to accomplish those goals it. create as bigger government bureaucracy and it tries to reduce prices by initiating price controls and those things don't work. what we real
. there not sure if they were working. >>> we're waiting to hear funeral arrange thes for the civil rights activist. he was a member of the house of delegates. he was in the state senate from 1967 to 1981. he battled lung cancer. he died at 72 years old. >>> and no end in sight the meningitis outbreak. what is done to make sure the pharmacy will not do this again. >>> we are ready for the running festival this morning we're going to introduce to you a special guest. live in baltimore. this year you are going to meet the princess of the race, the first ever with her brother coming up after the break. >>> this morning, do you hate having your dog in bed with you. how far a woman has to go to get her dog to wake up. >> we're dry but we're looking at showers in new york. will it stay dry for the game? the forecast coming up. >>> and everything is up to speed here on 70 west of 695. what traffic looks like on 95 and 83 coming up on good morning, maryland. >>> we're in a new york state of mind a look at times square. back up to the big apple for a check of the tech bites. >> in the tech bites sam sung ha
families mitchell served in the house and the senate and the leader of the civil rights movement in maryland. and he died after a battle with cancer and 72 years old. >> the meningitis outbreak left 14 dead across the u.s. and one here in maryland. there are 13 confirmed cases in the state and according to the cdc they started after tainted batches of shots were send out from the company. it has contacted 90% of the nearly 14,000 people possibly infected. experts say don't hold your breathe t is far from over. >> it is clear this is not over. there were more cases today than yesterday. two deaths and a state that's involved. and i expect we're going to see and deaths and states. >> there has been been a lawsuit filed. and the pharmacy surrendered its license. they were given at 8 clinics here in maryland. >>> and playing soccer for a great cause. the blast now partnering with the family of the high school student who was shot back on the first day of school. >> goals for daniel kicks off to raise money for the medical costs. there will be a soccer marathon at the park from 2 to
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to a balanced budget. condoleezza rice said education is the civil rights struggle of the day. >> condi dave a great speech at republican convention. i think we have to go toward school choice and voucher. the money as to follow the kids. my wife drew up in sweden. they actually have school choice in sweden. we can't have that here? what's the matter with us. do we think kids in baltimore shouldn't have a fare shake? they ought to be able to take the money and go to the schools they want to. >> we have 50 seconds. what is the and game in afghanistan. >> i thought we had a messing. right now we have bungled it. president obama told the taliban when we're leaving. >> we have 33 seconds and this is a big question. the healthcare reform act. new mr. romney said he will repeal it and replace it. do you lay grow with the plan and do you agree with replacing it. >> i hope my first plan will be to repeel it. >> he is the candidate for the 8th congressional district. to sew this interview or others, you can go to our website, abc2news.com/politics. don't forget to vote november 6th. >> we'll have mor
to -- a crisis, that's now to the point of a civil right's crisis. >> a spokesman did not return calls for comment to news 4. prince george's county say they're aware of the issues and have given the management group until october 20th to get them fixed. >> it looks like a national's fan and investigators say the actions were very criminal tonight. the f.b.i. is asking for help. police say he held up the t.d. bank last friday. after the hold-up, the robert went out and hailed a taxi. >> for the first time ever, a person can pick up an hiv test in local drugstores. it costs about $40. people swab their mouths and you can get results in about 20 minutes. doctors are hoping the tests will encourage more people to check for hiv. but others say the price tag is too steep for low-income americans. >> it allows you to find out if they want to click on a special want button. people can see the wanted items and go to those online stores to buy them. so far, facebook is working with seven retailers including pottery barn and victoria secret. a qvc host didn't miss a beat in an on-air red action.
who became a civil rights champion and founded the united farm workers union. >> every time somebody's son or daughter comes and learns about the history of this movement, i want them to know that our journey is never hopeless. our work is never done. i want them to remember that true courage is revealed when the night is darkest and the resistance is strongest and we somehow find it in ourselves to stand up for what we believe in. >> after paying his respects to the widow of chavez, the president flew off to san francisco for a round of campaign events. >>> mitt romney is campaigning in virginia again today, in a major foreign policy address at the virginia military institute, he continued to blast president obama's leadership in the middle east, and offered his own view. >> when we look at the middle east today, with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability, with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region and violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead likely at the hands of the al qaeda affiliates, it's clear t
-conscious policy violated her civil and constitutional rights. in 2003 the supreme court endorsed the use of ra as a factor in freshmen admissions. so, representative edwards, is affirmative action still necessary? >> absolutely, i think the commitment of the american dream actually rests with affirmative action, it requires it, i hope the supreme court does the right thing. >> i think that we're looking at different neutral different alternatives in talking about these issues on affirmative action. >> yeah, i agree. unfortunately until we start making serious changes in education system and i think it's necessary, affirmative action is necessary for inclusion and for diverse environment in the university system. >> i think 'farmtive action has become a crutch that we aren't revisiting education and how we're failing so many of our kids. until we do that maybe we do need it but i think we have failed our kids by not improving education. >> there was a very interesting article in "the atlantic" which is progressive publication talking about how affirmative action was giving higher scores to lati
, as the number of briefs that outline for a higher education, business officials, civil rights groups, that outlined support for the use of race at the university of texas, briefs that are in opposition. but broader public opinion, it appears only about a quarter of the u.s. population supports the idea of racial preferences in college admissions. by contrast, in the second set of figures, the blues set of figures, there is broad support among the same set of voters for preference in college admissions based on income. given these results, it is not surprising that ward connerly, who will be on the panel, has been extremely successful in his efforts to ban affirmative action based on race in a number of states. so far, the efforts are 546. -- five for six. five out of six times, voters, when given the option, have said we should and the option of racial affirmative action at colleges and public employment, including blue states like california, michigan, and washington. the second major problem facing affirmative-action, of course, is the legal issue, which will be joined in the fishe
. in a "there was a country," ch right about civil war. and larry bowman in at the sumwalt writes about how wrong -- admiral zumwalt. look for these titles in bookstores this coming week and watch for the authors in the near future on both tv and at booktv.org. >> this month as the president of candidates debate, we are asking middle and high school students to send a message to the president as part of the studentcam video competition. in a short video, students will answer the question what the most important issue is in the campaign for 2013. it is open for students' grades 6-12. for complete details and rules, go online to studentcam.org. >> washington journal continues. host: in the segment we will talk about variety. our guest, melanie eversley joins us from new york. welcome. guest: thank you. host: we invited to specifically to talk about what has been happening in pennsylvania. what happened in that state concerning voter i.d.? guest: essentially, pennsylvania was a number of of states -- was one of a number of states across the country attempting to pass legislation that would req
of civil rights, when first elected, he was one of the nation's youngest legislators. his son was also a delicate and is now a radio host here at wbal. >> i celebrate the great live that my father lived. the story he presented to all of us who are beneficiaries of his public policy initiative. >> his nephew says his uncle was a man like no other. he taught him about politics. >> he taught us what it meant to campaign, let's just say. he taught us how to knock on doors. he taught us to be close to people peeping he taught us about organization. you cannot just go out there and put your name on the ballot and expect people to votes. he said you always have to stay close to the people. he was the consummate politician and the consummate campaigner. >> but there were hard times. he served 16 months in federal prison after being convicted in 1987 of influence peddling. >> he had a smile on his face. he was just stronger. you know, they are not going to beat me down. he refused to let people beat him down. and even up into his passing, he was fighting. i saw him last week. >> no one's life i
senate. he will be remembered as a prominent civil right leader, he spent 15 months in prison for influenced peddaling but those who knew him say that won't be his legacy. >> one hopes he will be remembered for the passion that he had for the -- for the issues that his family was very famous for. >> he died after a battle with cancer. he was 72 years old. >>> people were waiting for a classic fight tonight. we didn't really see one. biden and ryan went head to head over the economy, afghanistan and abortion. why does tonight's debate matter? we asked local experts. >> close race, going down to the wire it comes down to a handful of voters and states. >> it's so close. debates do matter. the president had momentum, romney had a lousy week and look at what happened after the debate. >> tonight is the only time they will debate. the president and romney will meet again on tuesday. this time they will talk about foreign policy. >>> when you shop for pet food you see all sorts of eye catching claim that make you want to pick one product or another. what do terms like all natur
other political ends as i describe, it was always republicans pushing civil rights legislation, being blocked by democrats for five minutes in 1964 democrats pretended to care about black people, and then they just started slapping the civil rights label on causes having nothing to do with black people and, in fact, often opposed to black people. megyn: in today's day and age, i think the assumption is that democratic policies are better for blacks -- [laughter] because they believe in affirmative action, and today believe in sort of a hand up, and a lot of blacks are struggling in lower socioeconomic neighborhoods. and they believe democrats are empathetic to that situation. that's the line. >> that is certainly the line, and it is absolutely untrue. i mean, four years of obama there was an article going around yesterday on the drudge report that four years of obama has virtually wiped out the black middle class. that's just the economic point. never be fooled into thinking that what democrats care about is the poor, the elderly, minorities. what they care about are government sector
. >> we're not being responded to a crisis that is now even to the point of a civil rights crisis. >> reporter: the issues revolve around the more than 1,000 units located off university boulevard in languageley park inside the bedford station and newborn square parts. they were acquired and out of town investment bank. it is managed by the group with offices in the west and midwest. >> partially bordered businesses are only part of it. they say they've had reports of lead poisoning due to the paint inside the apartments. bed bugs and other infestations. they're saying the only way to get management to respond to them is to take them to court. sandra lopez said her floors have been stripped to the support beams for a year now. the work to replace the floors started, then stopped. you can see through the holes in the floor to the apartment beneath because it is missing a ceiling. >> and one of the other men that live here, he was standing there and he almost fell through because of the huge hole. so that's what is covering that up. >> reporter: then there are the complaints about t
....clarence itchell the fourth...was a loyaa democrat. ((laughs)) "that's funny, grandfather...was civil rights activist...clarence mitchell, junior. but ten years ago...thii former state senator...deelared...he was done...with the democrats. "because they're hypocrits." "the democratic party." (mitchell) "proclaims to be particularly for the poor and african-americans. if that's &ptte cass, maryland is thee pealthiest state innthe baltimore city is the one of ccuntryy majority africcn- american, run by democrats. what's wrong witt that picture?"(then why not register as a republican?) because the republican party is not much better either. that's why i'm not a republican."((nats))rob sobhani...waa... a republican...years ago.but he...too... has defected.he's noo runniig for u.s. (sobhanii "it's shameful that republicans aad democrats put their party above their country and that's wrrng.""the two parties, a lot of ideas, so they blame each other." you've robably seen alreaay spent more than four million dollars ...of his own money.and he's trying to catpure the attention...not only of disggunt
. the baltimore circuit courthouse is naaeddafter him, the latt civil rights leaderr and loobyist for the naacp." mitccell's 25- year political career came to an end after peddling in 1987.he ended up spending a year aad a half in friend:"to be honest with you, i don't think it did change him. i think, for a brief but, hh was alwwys there to . - &plend aavice."mitchell's legac continues witt his family... many involved in public life. his son, cllrence the foorth,, was lso a state leeislator... he nowwhostt the c-4 radio show in baltiiore.dee. keiffer kennedys,' what e had termed "the mitcheels, to a certain royaltyy"his son spoke abouu him today on the radii, &pfittingly channeliig bobby pennedy.c4 on radio:: &chhanelinn bobby kknnedy) "ddn't make my father larger actually was. he saw wrong and triid to right it. he saw pain ann tried to heal it. and, he saw racism and tried to stop it."mitchell was 72 years old. paul gessler, fox45 news at ten. ffneral plans.... have... not yet... been madee 3 3 &p3 &p3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 p3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 &p3 i got my obamaphone obamaphooe i got my ob
of a the most prominent political families. and was also known as a fierce civil rights advocate. >> we do more. i mourn the loss of my father today. i celebrate the great light that he lived. so great. this historic life that he presented to all of us, who are beneficiaries of the public policy initiatives. and the other ways he impacted us as a family as well. >> our condolences go out to the family. there were some hard times for clarence mitchell iii, deserve a 16 months in prison after being convicted in 1987. charges still pending. >> now weather and traffic to gather. >> let us get you up-to-date on the area roads. if you problems your tracking. we will start in hartford county. we have an accident just in the past few minutes your watch for lane closures there. in the meantime, 83 looks good. from the maryland line down to the beltway. we are tracking an accident on a 140 to the inner loop. is backing up traffic there. we will give you a live view in a moment. and the city, russell street -- another accident. building volume on the outer loop. from 70 down toward edmonton. let us look o
interfaith and civil rights groups have reached out to metro. >> to ask the transit authority to respond in a positive way, not by censoring, but by working with the arab american and muslim community, promoting mutual understanding, perhaps through another ad campaign that would counter the hate message in this campaign. >> metro officials don't give away ad space anywhere, but if care or any other group wants to counter this message with one of their own and a space becomes available, they are free to do it. they have to pay for the ad. >> and where in my message does it say muslim? >> but cares hooper says it is certainly implied. >> if she wants to spew hatred, she is free to do so in america, but it's up to the rest of the society, the mainstream practitioners to come together to repudiate hatred and promote mutual understanding. >> those posters did not go public without a fight. metro wanted to hold off, but the ads had to go up now. it was concerned about public safety and adding fuel to the fires burning recently. so far, reaction here has been muted. brian. >> bob tonig
stations. several civil rights organizations are planning counter ads. >>> a former cincinnati bengals cheerleader who admitted having sex with a 17-year-old will know go to jail. she taught at the school where the teen attended. she agreed to never apply for another teaching job. she walked out of the courtroom hand in hand with the teenager and is now working as a legal secretary. >>> some fully abled passengers are using wheelchairs as a ploy to bypass long lines at airport security check points. according to the 1986 air carrier access act, airlines are required to accommodate disabled travelers but they're not required to show any proof of disability. a "new york times" report quote the flight attendants who call them miracle flights. eight when passengers use the the wheelchairs but abandon them after they land. >>> the two men vying to be the next senator from virginia meet up in richmond. we'll be right back. >>> welcome back. monika here with timesaver traffic. if you're planning to head around town, you'll find the wet road conditions right now. otherwise volumes are still li
of their complaints. >> we're not being responded to a crisis that's now to the point of even a civil rights crisis. >> renters also say the security force is overly aggressive, even assaulting residents who didn't have their i.d. on them. management did not return news 4's phone calls, but a county spokesman says the management group has until october 20th to fix the violations. >>> today howard brooks, a former campaign aide to mayor gray, will be sentenced on krums charges. brooks admitted in may that he lied to the fbi about funneling money to fringe mayoral candidate suleiman brown. brown says he was paid by the gray campaign to bash then mayor adrian fenty. they expect brooks will be sentenced to probation and not jail time because he was providing substantial assistance to their investigation. brooks is one of three former aides to plead guilty to corruption charges. >>> kwame brown is under new strict rules until his sentencing next month. the u.s. district judge from 6:6 -- set a curfew from 11:30 p.m. to 6:30 a.m. he failed to report by phone three times. the former d.c. council chairman
to the point af civil rights crisis. >> and the security force is overly aggressive, even assaulting residents who don't have their ids on them. management did not return news 4's phone calls, but a county spokesperson says the management group has until october 20th to fix some of those violations. >> coming up on 5:51. time for weather and traffic on the ones. looks like we're in for a slight warmup and back down again and back up again. >> exactly. the roller coaster ride you normally get during the fall. a lot of us are just tired of being in this kind of dismal weather we've been in since sunday. it's been on the chilly side. of course, it felt like november. today we're going to move back to october. just for a day. 53 in virginia. 53 in warrenton. 56 in hunting town to our east and southeast. temperatures are ten-plus degrees above that. so kind of a mild start out there this morning. 46 to 55. damp conditions because there's a little bit of mist and a little bit of fog too. that's going to lift rather rapidly, i think, when we get to 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. this morning. we'll be improving
earlier this week a muslim civil rights group has launched a counterad campaign showing a quote from the koran that says, show forgiveness. speak for justice and avoid the ignorant. the council on islamic relations says the new ads send a positive message. the controversial pro israel ads compare muslim extremists to savages and are responsible for the initiative. >>> expect delays for track work this weekend. trains will single track along two sections of the red line between robener and twin brook and trains will also share the track between fort to theon and prince george's county plaza on the green line. everything should be back to normal by monday morning. >>> the time is 6:37. a maryland teen bullied and humiliated on camera is in the news this morning. >> next, what he did last night that got classmates and his community behind him. >>> an unforgettable moment for a virginia teen at his high school home coming game. how his story brought many tears. you're watching news 4 today. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way
. >>> a muslim civil rights group based in washington launched a new campaign today in response to anti-jihad ads that went up this week in several metro stations. those ads are sponsored by the american freedom defense initiative. it compares muslim extremists to savages. the council on american islamic relations said its counterad sends a positive message. >> this ad starts with this from the koran. show forgiveness, speak for justice and avoid ignorant. we want to reintroduce civility and values to uplift the spirit of americans and to the mind of those who watch the campaign, to speak up. >> the 16-foot banners will go up next week in stations that feature the other ads and stay up for a month. >>> probably no surprise to commuters, the d.c. area has some of the worst traffic in the entire country. adam tuss got an update on some projects aimed to improve the beltway congestion. >> reporter: gas up and go. around here, it's the go that gets tough. >> i leave the house by 6:45. get on the toll road, get myself ready to spend about, what, $15 a day. it's at least 45 minutes. it's like constant
, the diversity of texas, which had affirmative flee been discriminating -- not against black people in the civil-rights era -- was made to end a black student, sort of in the brown versus board of education era. not directly relevant to the case, but it casts a shadow, and reminds us, in living memory, the that the state's affirmative it discriminated against a disadvantaged minority in the most pernicious way. the question is, how we move forward it enough away from those days for their not to be some effort at the mediation and an effort to make sure all aspects of society are represented in our student bodies. host: who are the players in this case? guest: fisher is supported by a small group from the project of fair representation, which has in many settings, including voting rights, taking conservative positions. on the university of texas aside is an avalanche of friend-of- the-court briefs. there are some on the other side, but for that way by a friend-of-the-court briefs, supported the diversity, for all aspects of society, including corporations and military leaders to take the view that it is
at that time home. public safety measure or violation of civil rights. the measure is being challenged in simi valley. five registered second offenders and their families contends in a lawsuit the halloween restriction violates freedom of speech. so what do you think? >> i think it's a positive thing, really. i hate to see it have to happen. but that's the way people are today. >> hard call. i don't think it's necessary to put a sign. i do think it probably would be best not to have a light and a pumpkin open up come here. >> i think they should be banned from that. i think everybody should know exactly who they are and the kids shouldn't even be around them. that's what i think. >> i do feel that it's kind of a civil -- civil liberties issue. and, again, somebody basically what does halloween have to do with the crime that was committed? i don't really want my kid going and trick or treating at a pedophile's house, but that's what i look for as a parent i accompany my young child while they're trick or treating. >> stay with us. 11 fitness is coming up next. >>> they weren't quite ready for t
israel ads at metro stations as a muslim civil rights group is set to unveil a counterad. these new ads show a quote from the koran that says, show forgiveness, speak for justice, and avoid the ignorant. the council on american islamic relations says these new ads send a positive message. the controversial pro israel ads compare muslim extremists to savages and are sponsored by the american freedom defense initiative. >>> a heads up now for metro riders. expect some delays this weekend for track work. the red line is going to have two portions single tracking. they are going to be between grovener and twin brook and then between noma-gallaudet and fort totten. trains will also share the track between fort totten and prince george's plaza on the green line. everything should be back to normal by monday morning. >>> right now we want to take you live to los angeles. we head over to the west coast where the shuttle "endeavour" continues to slowly move as it travels to the california science center. late last night the process was delayed for a few hours as crews prepared for it to cross a
's 7:17 right now. back to savannah, al and matt. where is the civility? >> our democracy at work. and they are in the same party, right? >> exactly the thriller in manila though. >> exactly. >> you want a piece of this? come on. >> mr. roker, what's going on? >> i'm doing okay. let's see how the rest of us are doing weather-wise. we've got a risk of severe storms stretching from dallas all the way to chicago and minneapolis. threat of damaging winds. look at this. as we head on into tomorrow we're looking at this risk of strong storms. can you see them firing up all the way from minneapolis and back down into texas. rainfall amounts, anywhere from 2 to 4 inches of rain, from oklahoma city all the way up to milwaukee. that's what's going on around s >> and that's your latest weather. savannah? >> thank you. barbra streisand is one of the world's most successful performers entertaining all around the globe and never in her hometown of brooklyn, until now. nbc's mara schiavocampo is live with more. mara, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. last night this place was packed with
employees say the requirement violates civil rights. the hospital says it's all for the good of the patients. downpours led to chaos on a florida highway series of crashes sending 52 people to the highway. scene unfolding in front of drivers on i-75 saying all they could do was brace for impact. >> there was just a wall of stopped cars. i did as much as i could to avoid it i mean i had no choice. i had to just hit a car. >> i heard the crashes behind us, i looked back and all i saw was vehicles crashing and flying up into the air. >> all you could do was brace and slam the car in front of you and then you got slam and slammed and slammed. >> no word yet on whether anyone was killed. >> hey, alisyn, dave is off but i'm going to handle some sports now. major league baseball playoffs i love this time year. i would love it more if my phillies were in it. one game playoff after this controversial call. watch this. there are bottles and cans falling short and landing oen fast down in the field. >> what are they so angry about? may have started after a braves player was called out on infield fly ru
america with his focus on budget, civil rights education and the environment. in the white house he served as director of the office of management budget and his chief of staff brought policies that brought a balanced budget in the 1990's making america stronger. he enabled a response to international terrorism with notable results disrupting and defeating terror networks. as the 2323rd secretary of defense he sought efficient sis while standing resslute in fafere of an adequately funded military. we are pleased to bestow the 2011 award recognizing those outstanding americans who is contributions to the country of security as the total product of our economic intellectual moral strength. secretary panetta. [applause] >> thank you. thank you very much. thank you so much for this wonderful evening and the chance to enjoy some terrific company and be able to express my deepest gratitude to this organization for all of the great things that it does on behalf of those that serve in our military. bruce, my greatest thanks to you for your kind remarks and your leadership here. and i accept this a
. >> reporter: the group won the right to hang the posters which read "in any war between civilized man and the savage, support civilized man. support israel, defeat jihad. already, metro riders here are speaking out against the move. >> it's discrimination, because it's not right to generalize the extremist terrorists and generalize the muslims. i don't approve at all. >> i think they should be allowed on free speech grounds, but i think it's irresponsible. >> it's kind of a big thing to call somebody a savage, but this is america. it's freedom of speech. >> reporter: metro went to court after receiving what it called very fbi threats over -- verifiable threats over the poster. there is a fear that free speech or not, the ads could trigger more violence. >> even though you have the right to say it, doesn't mean you have to say it. >> i believe even though it might be going up in the d.c. area, other countries internationally look at the united states and be like, why are you allowing your people to do this? >> a metro spokeswoman says the posters will be up before the close of business
and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel, defeat jihad. the american freedom defense commission won the right toha have them hung. the lawyer said it's protecting free speech and riders agree. >> i don't believe anyone has the right to call anything, but at the same time, we have freedom of speech. >> reporter: some believe the ads equate muslims with savages. metro went to court to stop the ads from going up after what they say they were receiving was verifiable threats. a woman was arrested in new york for trying -- trying to spray paint over one of them. so far, there is not a similar scene here, but some riders wonder if that won't change soon. >> i think it's wrong to call people savages because they don't let the -- have the same standard as you. i think it's wrong to put that up. >> they probably have a legal right, but there are a lot of things you have the right to do that are still absolutely stupid. >> reporter: back here live, metro had no say on when or where the ads were put up and they will appear for one month n. northwest, maureen umeh, fox 5 news. brian? >> we
: pamela geller with the american freedom defense initiative won the right to hang posters which read, in any war between civilized man and the savage, support civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. those same posters will be going up at four d.c. area metro stations before the close of business today. already, metro riders here are speaking out against the move. >> because it is not right to gemmize that jihad, the extremist terroristed and generalize the muslims alls this. i don't approve of that at all. >> i think they should be allowed on free speech grounds but i think it is incredibly irresponsible. >> it is kind of a big thing to call somebody a savage but this is america. freedom of speech. >> reporter: metro went to court after receiving what it called verifiable threats over the poster and out of concern over the recent riots in islamic nations over a california film ridiculing the prophet mohammed. >> even though you have a right to say it, doesn't mean you have to say it. >> i believe that even though it might be going up in the d.c. area, other countries will look a
's called stirring the pot. if that shook you, read this. >> in any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. >> reporter: it's the kind of ad that attracts controversy and handcuffs. >> do you have a right to do that? >> i do, actually, and i'm doing that right now and you should get out of my way. >> tell me what i'm under arrest for? >> reporter: that was in new york city. the controversial ads are hitting metro stations here. the woman behind them equally controversial blogger, pamela gellar. >> the ads were submitted because they were antiisrael ads running in the metro transit authority so our ads are submitted as a counter to those anti-israel ads. >> i think it's provocative in a bad way. >> it certainly makes you stop and think. >> probably emotional. emotions will be sparked by it. >> defend racism. >> reporter: while this woman, an egyptian born journalist may have taken her defense a little too far, some say this ad could spark more than spray paint. >> i have been many acts of vandalism and violence against muslims, and these happen be
installed at u street and three other mattress stations. >> they have a right to free speech. >> the ad does not mince words. “in any war between the civilized man and the savage support the civilian man. support israel. defeat jihad.” >> i can see how that is really controversial. the agency cited world events like the u.s. attack on the embassy in libya and the anti- islam video that when a viral. >> it will upset people and make them react in some kind of white. >> -- in some kind of way. >> the ad does have support. >> i am sure that it will raise eyebrows, but i think it is definitely a valid message. >> is designed to provoke. it is designed to stigmatize american muslims. >> it in sinew its people better muslim, people from the middle east -- a kind of and sinuous people that are muslim, people from the middle east are not civilized. >> the ads will also be at the glenmont takoma, and georgia avenue stations. the campaign will go nationwide. a few of these ads will be around for about a month. live from northwest washington, abc7 news. >> ok, thank you. 29 days until we vote for p
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a aw away. the boy's mon is planning to file a civil suit next week. >>> and linked to steroid injections. a new outbreak. seven people diedtwo deaths in maryland and virginia. at least 60 reported cases of mennen right? s -- meningitis. latest cases in minnesota and ohio. health officials are trying to contact thousands who received the shots for back pain. the contaminated steroid appears to have come from a pharmacy in massachusetts. this type of meningitis is not contagious. >>> we know the name of the virginia state trooper killed as he ras directing traffic. andrew fox was hit and killed by an suv last night. happened on route 30 near theme park way in hanover county. fox was directing traffic as people left the state fair when the suv hit hill. he was take ton a nearby hospital where he died from his injuries. >>> hours after arriving in the united states, five terror suspects pleaded not guilty today in federal court. suspects fought extradition from england for years. today they were charged with recruiting terrorists and providing terrorist groups with money and equip
? >> reporter: the posters read in any war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. the american freedom defense initiative won the right to have them hung. the lawyer says it's protected free speech. some riders agree. >> i do not think that anybody should have the right to call anybody a savage, but at the same time this is america and we have freedom of speech. >> reporter: some believe the ads equate muslims with savages. metro went to court to stop the ads from going up after receiving verifiable threats in. new york where the posters have been up several weeks a woman was arrested for trying to spray paint over one of them. so far there hasn't been a similar scene in d.c., but some riders wonder if that won't soon change. >> i think it's wrong to call people savages just because we don't -- just because they don't live the same standard as you. so i think it's wrong to put that up. >> they probably have a legal right, but there are a lot of things you have the right to do that are still absolutely stupid. >> reporter: metro offi
the american freedom defense initiative, sued last month for the right to display the ads in the metro system. they read, in any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. the transit agency initially resisted the poster campaign, which some view as anti-muslim. because it coincided with an outbreak of deadly violence in the middle east over an unrelated anti-muslim video on the internet. citing free speech concerns, a u.s. district judge said the posters would go up by 5:00 p.m. today. a grou of college students were among the first to see it. >> i study arabic and i think they're using jihad incorrectly. it means struggle, not blow things up. >> i definitely agree with freedom of speech working in the media, but i think you have to be conscious of how you're representing cultures. >> reporter: some posters in the new york subway system have been vandalized. >> it's savagery, and calling attention to savagery is not hate, it's love. >> reporter: the controversial posters have been installed in the u street, georgia avenue, tacoma, a
be a live and silent auction and a civil war encampment. kind of cool. we have a link on our website for tickets. andrea and mike? >> walking the best form of transportation. >> that's right. >>> yesterday we told you the story of gallaudet university's chief diversity officer. dr. angela mccaskill was put on paid administrative leave because she signed a pigs to -- petition to give maryland voters a chance to decide on same-sex marriage. good supporters say miscomes kill cannot be a chief diversity officer without supporting equal rights for all. here's bruce leshan with more. >> reporter: the two people at the heart of the controversy are not talking. the gallaudet university president did send out an e- mail blast to students saying that doctor mccomes skill has participated in a legislative initiative that some feel is inprotect. dr. mccaskill's husband did pick up the money at their upper marlboro home. he said no comment because they're still looking for a lawyer but he did say his wife is so upset about this that she is now under a doctor's care. >> i was quite shocked. >> rep
about if they decide to retry the cases and what about the possibility of civil lawsuits? this could be a lot. >> wow. all right, susan in new york, appreciate it. thank you. >>> new developments today in the shooting that killed a u.s. border patrol agent. the fbi now thinks he may have died by friendly fire. the 30-year-old man was shot and killed this week in arizona. officials initially said he and his colleagues who were wounded in the incident, came under fire after responded to a sensor that went off, but authorities say the only shell casings found at the scene were those belonging to the agents. >> you know, investigators have made progress into the investigation, into agent ivy's death and are looking into the possibility that it was a tragic accident, the result of friendly fire. the fact is the work of the border patrol is dangerous. all of us who wear the uniform know this and yet this special breed of men and women willingly put themselves in harm's way to serve their country and to protect their communities. against those who wish to do us harm. >> that news comes as h
say, quote, in any war between civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. support israel. defeat jihad. many say these are offensive because they equate muslims with savages. metro wanted to delay displaying the ads until the protest in the middle east subsided. >> it is not right to generalize that jihad terrorists and generalize the muslims. >> they should be allowed on free speech grounds but i think it is incredibly irresponsible. >> it is kind of a big thing to call somebody a savage but this is america, freedom of speech. >> reporter: a woman was arrested in new york last month after she tried to deface one of the srican freedom defense initiative also won a court fight there to display the ads in the new york city subway system. we understand that the ads will be going up here at the u street station as well as glenmont, tacoma and also georgia avenue. we do know they have to be post bid court order by -- posted by court order by 5:00 this evening. >>> the number of meningitis cases linked to steroids has list ton 916789 another case was reported in maryland this w
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